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Trade Libel

A “libel” is a false statement. Thus, libel, in the sense of defamation (referred to below as “ordinary libel”), and trade libel are similar in that they are causes of action available to plaintiffs about whom, or about whose trade or goods, false statements are made. However, “libel” in the sense of defamation is a [...]

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California’s Unfair Competition Law

California’s Unfair Competition Law is found in Business & Professions Code sections 17200 et. seq. The Unfair Competition Law (“UCL”) prohibits two types of conduct: (1) any “unlawful, unfair, or fraudulent business act or practice,” and (2) any unfair, deceptive, untrue, or misleading advertising, or other type of advertising prohibited by Business & Professions Code [...]

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Principals and Agents

An agent is a person who acts for a principal in dealings with third parties. The agent stands in the shoes of the principal when entering into transactions with third parties on behalf of the principal. An agent can act for the principal in numerous ways and for different purposes. One such purpose would the [...]

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The Consumer Legal Remedies Act

An important tool in consumer attorneys’ toolbox is the Consumer Legal Remedies Act (“CLRA”). The purpose of the CLRA is twofold -- to protect consumers against unfair and deceptive acts and practices, and to provide a mechanism for honest businesses to avoid meritless and harassing lawsuits. Read More... The Law Office of William J. Tucker [...]

By |2020-10-27T06:19:16-08:00October 27th, 2020|Business Law, Uncategorized|Comments Off on The Consumer Legal Remedies Act
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